August 11, 2012
Tune in to Ramadan TV this month and you're to come by the familiar Bab al-Hara face of Syrian actress Dima Kandalaft. She's on a mission to be seen in action this year.
Alongside the usual suspects, Arabian Business’ annual list of ‘The Most Powerful Arab Women’ back in March revealed some shock entries for 2012. These wild-cards were mostly Lebanese.
The Christian Lebanese singer was hauled off to the police station for smoking in public in Algeria.
August 9, 2012
The Fourth Wife Ramadan soap is already causing waves but it's not in the audience or reception to the show. Rather the cast and production behind the scenes are having a Ramadan meltdown.
The star with the big voice gives us the lowdown on his favorite hits.
It's 22 years after Iraq's invasion of Kuwait, but for some the war's not over yet, Ramadan TV drama is stirring it all up again.
The big ladies of pop - Madonna and JLo - are both cradle snatching but who's the better catch?
In a surprise move, the administrators of the official website for renowned Saudi singer Muhammad Abduh, affectionately known as singer of the Arabs, have decided to permanently cancel the site.
Otis Grand, the Lebanese musician, recalls that his colleagues on the U.S. Blues circuit used to call him “the Blues Police”, as he speaks of his desire to claim the blues for the Middle East.
The Egyptian actress fights off criticism as she goes from 'Queen's Arabic' to 'down with the kids'.
August 8, 2012
When two celebrities got engaged it was a glamorous family affair. We find out who was there, who was not, at the Khorshid's party. What was the mother of the groom to be wearing at her son's big bash?
Bassam Mohieddin, who was part of the same sect as the Syrian president, was killed for his religion.
The TV drama Al Saf'ah was stunned by the sudden sickness and subsequent departure of Egyptian actor Ezzat Abu Ouf. He was rushed to the hospital after suffering a severe case of pneumonia.
The scandalous star sounds a little bitter as she gets her teeth in to Maya Diab and other Lebanese female celebrities.
The Jordanian actor has been given his first role in an Egyptian drama and it's hit show 'Khutoot Hamra' (Red Line) but so far so good, he says.